Posts Tagged Angkas

Angkas, JoyRide get provisional authority to resume operations

Robie de Guzman   •   November 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Ride-hailing service providers, Angkas and JoyRide on Tuesday received a go signal to resume their operations under the extended Motorcycle Taxi Pilot program, the Department of Transportation...

IATF approves guidelines on resumption of operation of motorcycle taxis

Maris Federez   •   November 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) on Monday (November 9) announced their approval of the guidelines for the resumption of operation...

Angkas implements safety protocol in light of COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 13, 2020

Angkas has implemented safety protocols in light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in the country. In an official statement, Angkas laid out the safety guidelines and encouraged passengers to...

Recto confident Duterte will support motorcycle taxi bill

Robie de Guzman   •   February 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto has expressed confidence that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign into law the proposed Motorcycle Taxi Bill, which seeks to lift the 56-year...

DOTr-TWG: Pilot test run of motorcycle taxis to continue

Maris Federez   •   January 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation-Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG) will not be pushing through with its plan to stop the pilot test run of motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila...

DOTr-TWG to terminate pilot run for motorcycle taxis

Robie de Guzman   •   January 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Motorcycle taxis will be considered illegal and will not be allowed to operate starting next week, a transport official said Monday. Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) inter-agency Technical...

DOTr slams Angkas for TRO petition

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 10, 2020

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has slammed ride-hailing Angkas for filing another Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against motorcycle taxi guidelines. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Assistant Secretary for Communications Goddes Hope...

Angkas may deny rides to ‘heavy passengers’ to ensure safety

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 9, 2020

Ride-hailing app Angkas will require passengers to provide their weight information and may deny rides to “heavy passengers” to ensure safety of both the biker and their riders. Angkas’ new...

DOTr-TWG to recommend discussion on Angkas foreign ownership issue

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 9, 2020

The Technical Working Group of the Department of Transportation (DOTr-TWG) wants to recommend in Congress a discussion on Angkas’ foreign ownership issue. The issue stemmed from the DOTr-TWG discovering that...

Senate panel hearing on motorcycle taxi issues set on January 14

Robie de Guzman   •   January 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A Senate panel has set a hearing next week to discuss bills seeking to regulate the use of motorcycle as safe and alternative public utility vehicles. In...

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